SILVERSEA Cruises’ Silver Whisper will set sail from Los Angeles on January 5, 2013, embarking on a 115-day cruise that will take the ship across the equator four times and to 52 destinations in 28 countries.
Destinations along the way include Tahiti, New Zealand, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar and Mozambique.
The programme will also offer extensive cruising around South African harbours and calls at some ports along the West African coast, before heading for Central America, then the Caribbean, and ending off in Fort Lauderdale in Florida on May 1, 2013.
With a maximum of 382 guests onboard at any juncture, the full 115-day world cruise is priced from US$48,114 per person double occupancy. The fare is inclusive of accommodation with personal butler service, fine dining with complimentary wines, champagne and soft drinks, 24-hour room service and all gratuities.
The deal also includes US$3,500 worth of world cruise onboard spending credits per double occupancy/suite to cover expenses for spa treatments and shore excursions.
Meanwhile, Silversea is offering shorter sectors of the world cruise, including a 21 days Sydney to Hong Kong sailing priced at US$8,999, 11 days Hong Kong to Singapore at US$5,999, and a 16 days Singapore to Port Louis (Mauritius) for US$6,999.